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Using Wikipedia Wisely

How to use Wikipedia for scholarly research. Emphasis is given to using Wikipedia as a finding aid. The author discourages students from directly citing Wikipedia entries. Instead, the author illustrates how Wikipedia articles can lead users to authoritatiave sources and expose useful search terms for use in library databases and catalogs. 3:45 min. Created Jan 24, 2008 using Camtasia Studio.


Reviewer: Time Warner Cable will rape you - - July 4, 2009
Subject: truth by consensus: NOT a scholarly authority NOR a "good place to start"
Error is NOT a good place to start research.

Reviewer: MarioXXX - - June 16, 2009
Subject: Great
This how-to is awsome. Now I can use just one website for my research.